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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192848
Last updated: 22 January 2022
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Date:14-JAN-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic fw19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-6
Owner/operator:7./JG 54 Luftwaffe
Registration: 550740
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Libau-Grobin airfield (now Grobina) -   Latvia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Test
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Uffz. Hans Wagner of 7./JG 54 was killed during a test flight when his Fw 190 A-6 WNr 550740 "white 8" crashed and exploded on the ground on Libau-Grobin (Grobina in Latvian) airfield. His fighter was destroyed at 100%.

Sources:

JG 54 loss list, by GŁnther Rosipal (http://www.jg54greenhearts.com/LossList.htm)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grobi%C5%86a
http://www.maplandia.com/latvia/liepajas/grobina/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jan-2017 08:44 Laurent Rizzotti Added
06-Feb-2020 09:38 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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